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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
>>> this week on "our world with black enterprise" history has been made again as barack obama remains president of the united states by winning one of the most important elections in american history. we take a look at what his administration will look like in our community over the next four years. >>> that's what's going on in "our world" up next. >>> congratulations, mr. president. >> four years ago, the obama presidency started with high expectations for change in american politics. in his first 100 days in office president obama enjoyed huge approval ratings. yet despite the rescue of the auto industry, pulling the nation from the brink of the worst economic crisis since the great depression, and a successful pursuit of osama bin laden -- >> the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda, and a terrorist who's responsible for the murder of thousands. >> the president's support slowly slipped away. republican presidential candidate mitt romney claimed he could balance the budget, avoid raising taxes and provide additional b
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
wednesday, november 7th. this morning, the state of florida remains too close to call but president obama has more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win re- election. the race was called after the president captured several battleground states including ohio, colorado, wisconsin and iowa. [ cheers ] >> thousands of supporters cheered as the president, first lady and their two daughters emerged at the victory party. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> president obama and his family spent the in chicago. >>> mitt romney made his concession speech just after midnight. romney said he and paul ryan gave everything they had to the campaign. >> i so wish i had been able to fulfill the hopes to lead the country in a different direction. so ann and i ask to you pray for the -- ask you to pray for the nation. >>> 7:03. governor jerry brown is claiming an historic victory for the first time in eight years. california v
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 2:00am PST
. ♪ >> chris: president obama and governor romney try to drum up support. but it is really about the ground game. who has been more effective in getting out early voters? who will have the better organization tuesday? we'll talk last-minute strategy with david axelrod, senior advisor for the obama campaign. and, rick beeson, political dra director for team romney and the electoral map, how does each side get the 270 votes they need to win? we'll ask our sunday panel to survey the battleground states and look for any surprises. and, from the storm of a lifetime to one of the tightest presidential races ever, we go "on the trail." all, right you now on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again. this time, from fox news election headquarters in new york. and, we are back on standard time, and we hope you set your clocks back, one hour. well, it is finally here. the last 48 hours, of the seemingly endless campaign. and, for both sides it us all about getting supporters all to vote. we want to talk about ground game tactics with each camp, starting with david axelrod, senior strategist fo
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
with ken prichard in chicago with the obama campaign. ken. >> reporter: just within the past half hour some of the thousands of president obama supporters have been allowed in this large event venu. many received tickets because they are chicago residents and live in this area and who agreed to travel and hit the road and go to the neighboring battleground states of wisconsin and campaign for the president there in the last few days. the president wants to thank them. there are many states that are intense. pennsylvania, the romney campaign is focused on that the obama campaign is not truly a contest. a short time ago, we talked to democratic national committee communications director brad woodhouse and he says the final campaign day stop by romney is something that he doesn't blame romney for trying but pennsylvania is not a state where romney has a fighting chance. >> well, i don't think so. david axelrod put it best, pennsylvania is a prayer, not a plan for the romney campaign. it is a state that it will be tighter than it was in 2008 but not a state that is going to be in his
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
to do and the future that lies ahead. >>> president barack obama is elected for the second term vowing to unit a bitterly divided nation. >>> upsetting congress coming up. we'll take a look at the results from the congressional races. we'll tell you who will keep their seat and who will lose it. >>> california voters decide to raise their own taxes. how governor jerry brown convinced them to do it. >>> we're live in san jose we'll tell you which measures passed in santa clara county and which didn't. you may be surprised to find that out. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday november 7th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. let's check in with steve paulson. the weather is already changing i guess. but i did vote for warm weather, steve. >> then election came in for you on monday and tuesday. but for us rooking for colder weather the results will show up later today and more likely tomorrow. we have a very strong cold front coming in. today is that between day. 60s and 70s. a lot of the fog an
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
get out the vote effort. we're going to begin in chicago with ken pritchett, and president obama. >> reporter: accords to the white house schedule, air force one should touchdown in chicago. any minute, mr. obama will spend election day in his adopted hometown of chicago just as he did four years ago. president obama ended his final day on the campaign trail in the swing state of iowa. this after he made a campaign stop in another swing state, ohio. ♪ [ music ] and the commander in chief started his day with the boss, bruce springsteen in wisconsin. three swing states. his chicago supports, such as lou walsh, and her daughter spent their day volunteering on the phone. >> who are you calling? >> calling people in iowa, and wisconsin basically. so swing states. >> reporter: in downtown chicago, we visited an obama field office. the volunteers here, most are local, but some are from the golden state. >> i, like many californians went out here to help. i went out to chicago about four days ago. >> reporter: here to work the battleground states, where the polls indicate the presiden
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 4:00am PST
former governor romney and president obama criss- crossed the country in last- minute campaign efforts, more than 200 lawyers from the non- partisan "election protection" group spread out across states such as ohio to make sure potential voters were not discriminated against or intimidated. legal challenges that could delay the outcome for weeks are the last things investors say they want. "the worst thing for business is uncertainty, and that's what's affecting the market now." already there have been two dozen lawsuits within the past six months challening photo i.d. requirments and limited poll hours. "there's trillions of dollars sitting on the sidelines. trillions." if the vote is close, it could trigger recounts. in florida, a recount must be completed within 12 days. but in ohio it could take more than a month. and there's provisional ballots, ballots counted only after a voters' elgibility has been proven. more than 200,000 provisional ballots were cast in ohio in 2008. more are expected this time. "my expectation is that by the end of november, we'll know what the outcome is."
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am PST
president obama put more pressure on the egyptian government, even threaten to cut off aid, to get hamas to stop firing those rockets? >> he needs to exert every kind of pressure he can, chris to try to make sure it doesn't escalate into a full-blown war between the palestinians and the israelis and, whatever that takes. but, you know, the problem the israelis have is that these rockets are being fired on them, from places that they can't reach by flying over in the air and they are putting them in school yards where they are surrounded by schoolchildren and firing them from marketplaces crowded with people. and, israel has a right to protect itself. and, if sending ground troops in is the only way they can clean out these nests of rockets being fired at them, you know, you can't blame them for doing it. >> chris: all right, let's turn to benghazi. both of you held closed-door hearings this week with top administration officials and david petraeus reportedly dead, in these closed door hearings while he always believed terrorists were behind the attack the administration watered down the
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am PST
. yesterday's ceremony included a flyover by the national guard. >>> president barack obama honored the nation's vets and the president laid a wreathe at the tomb of the unknown and he said he will never forget the sacrifices made by service members and their families. they greatly diminished al qaeda. >>> they are cop willing up in 15 minutes and the battle to the land and the member morial question. they will be back at the bargaining table later this morning. workers stayed there for more than two hours and many shoppers say they are getting tired of crossing the picket line and they hope this labor dispute will be held for the holidays. >> union and managers will not discuss what negotiations are being madement cal fire said wildfire danger has decreased with the cooler temperatures and the rain and the burn suspension has been listed but anybody -- lifted but anybody who wants to burn does have to check with agencies. >>> firefighters say when the weather stat to cool town and in mountain view, he listed for the heat amount bringing outdoor heaters inside. potential were responding
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
troops on stand by. >>> new this morning president obama is now in cambodia the third and last stop on his asian tour. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the s
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Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
campus that day. >>> happening right now president obama is in cambodia. part of his three-day tour of asia. he arrived with secretary of clinton just two hours ago. he's there to attend a summit of the east asian nations before arriving in president obama he became the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar. also known as beer ma. >> i can tell you we always remain hopeful about the people of this country. about you. you gave us hope and we bore witness to your courage. >> while in myanmar he also met withon song seiche. she spent years under house arrest. he s she is now a member of parliament. >>> 4:33. the cross border attacks continue between israel and gaza despite international peace efforts. at least 84 palestinians have been killed by israeli air strikes over the last few days. and hamas militants continue to fire rockets into israel. most of which are intercepted by the iron dome defense system. >> when are the israelis going to understand the only way out of this conflict is to resolve it through political means once and all by ending their occupation and allowing the
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
both president barack obama and governor mitt romney. >> today our businesses have created nearly 5 and a half million new jobs and this morning we learned companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> not surprisingly governor romney saw today's report a little differently than the president, he says the economy is at a virtual stand still. >> today we learned that it is actually 7.9%, that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. ing employment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> folic his comments in wisconsin romney headed to ohio where president obama is also campaigning today. recent polls show the president with a slight lead in ohio. but a new poll shows nationwide the race remains a virtual deadlock. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country support president obama. while 48% say they are voting for his challenger mitt romney. >>> new at noon community members in an east oakland neighborhood at this hour are celebrating the groundbreaking of a new business center development
FOX
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
states. we have team election coverage, with mitt romney's campaign and president obama's campaign. ktvu's ken pritchett in chicago and the three key swing states the president visited today. ken? >> reporter: the president will not arrive in chicago till after midnight so we talked to campaign volunteers. some from california here in chicago, focused on swing states. [ music playing ] >> reporter: president obama started his day with bruce springsteen in wisconsin. >> are you fired up? >> yeah. >> are you ready to go? >> yeah. >> reporter: then it was on to ohio with a final planned stop in iowa. in chicago, behind closed doors the stage was being set for his rally, will it be a victory or concession speech? >> i am scared. >> that was not unique. >> that is fantastic. >> reporter: volunteers were making final calls of the campaign. >> i think everyone is pulling together to get this done. >> reporter: she is from san francisco. working the campaign on the road. >> i went to nevada and then here to chicago. >> reporter: theeft is not -- the effort is not on illinois. they are call
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
snapshot of the economy before the election next tuesday. as expected, president obama and governor romney see the report differently. romney calls it stagnation. >> today, we learn that it's actually 7.9%, and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> the republican presidential nominee also says voters will decide next tuesday between what he calls stagnation, and prosperity. >>> president obama is campaigning in in ohio. he says the jokes report shows a pattern -- jobs report shows a pattern of progress. >> our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last 8 month. >> the president said despite another month of job growth, there is still more work to do. and only on 2 tonight, a last look at california voters sentiment towards the presidential race. what is motivating them to vote for or against the candidate, and how the vice presidential picks are impacting votes. >>> we talk a lot about crime in oakland, but oakland is the
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
corise to 7.9%. that is down from 7.8% in september. both president obama and mitt romney are packing in appearances in swing states with just four days left before election day. president obama has three campaign events in ohio today. the president has now received the endorsement of new york city mayor michael bloomberg an independent. he is endorsing president obama because the president's leadership on climate change. meanwhile mitt romney begins today with a campaign event in wisconsin before he too moves on to ohio. tonight romney will appear with paul ryan at a rally in west chester, ohio. they will be joined by many of romney sportiers including speaker of the house john boehner. >>> there is heartbreak for a n family torn apart by sandy. the bodies of two young boys were found in the marsh. coming up the mother says no one answered about her calls for help. >>> well, today is the day many apple fans have been waiting for. delivery of the knew ipad mini. u.s. apple stores will deliver them to people who placed early orders. many placed last week. it's a little more exp
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
. >>> president obama is overseas in cambodia this hour. coming up in about eight minute, the importance of a visit from the first sitting president to that country. >>> a two-alarm fire at a russian river resort sent four people to the hospital and knocked out power lines early this morning. the fire started around 3:45 at the guerneville lodge on river road. it took about 45 minutes to get it under control. the red cross was called in to help people who were staying at the resort. there's no record on the condition of the four people who went to the hospital. investigators are looking for the cause. >>> a rare situation from muni. a surplus of funds. now there's a debate over the best way to spend the windfall. we've been following the story since "mornings on 2" and tara moriarty joins us live with the two options that are under debate. good afternoon, tara. >> reporter: good afternoon. money for free muni passes for 40,000 low income children or money for services to improve them. well, from what it sounded like this morning, muni was willing to consider both. >> you can't work -- >> repo
FOX
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
the fire today. >>> president obama made a public plea to congress to pass a bill that will head off the looming fiscal cliff. >> i've got a pen. i'm ready to sign it. >> surrounded by middle income americans, mr. obama warned that if the bush tax cuts are allowed to expire january 1, every taxpayer would pay more next year. the president said that would cost a typical middle class family of four an extra $2200. >> that means less money for buying groceries, less money for filling prescriptions, less money for buying diapers. >> this morning republican house speaker john boehner said his colleagues are willing to discuss new tax revenues but only if democrats agree to new spending cuts. >>> a bay area national guard crew just headed out on a rescue mission. >> steve paulson is back with more on when today's rain will end. he says there are bigger storms ahead. >> it was really close to their backs. if that was higher, i think it would -- >> you will hear more from a terrified south bay resident after bullets were fired into her room with small children inside. on your prepaid card? i
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
optimism after president obama met with congressional leaders to begin talks on how to avoid the fiscal cliff, when a series of tax cuts expire and spending cuts kick in. john boehner said he outlined a framework that is consistent with the president's call for a balanced approach of both higher revenue and spending cuts. >> our challenge is to make sure that you know we are able to cooperate together, work together, find some common ground, make some tough compromises, build some consensus to do the people's business. >> while we are going to continue to have revenue on the table it is incumbent for my colleagues to show the american people we are serious about cutting spending and solving our fiscal dilemma, i believe we can do this and avert the fiscal cliff that is right in front of us today. >> the president began the meeting on a chordal note, wishing speaker boehner, shaking his hand, a happy birthday. >>> an oil rig exploded in the gulf of mexico 25 southeast of grand isle, louisiana. two crew members are missing and four injured. the fire that followed the explosion has been ex
FOX
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
privileges. >>> president barack obama will hold his first conference since being reelected. the many questions reporters want the president to answer. >>> nancy pelosi is going to announce whether she will hold her post or step town. they had hoped to hold their spot and democrats had less than what they needed. if she continues to hold her post she would still continue to be a congresswoman in san francisco. >>> they are about to bane protest this morning -- about to bin a protest this morning. they are vote on raising fees for fraud wait students but they plan on voting on a separate plan to increase tuition for next year. governor brown will talk about prop 30 and the measure is supposed to save the college system $250 million. >>> well the school district has new claims for handling child a pews. it come -- child abuse. this comes from christian who accuses the school district who said they ignored her claims of being sexually abused by two former teachers. all staff in charge of a claim have to individually report it to police. >>> and food banks around the bay area are asking f
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
fire now. the israel prime minister who supported mitt romney over president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready. >> but at this time, the right thing for the state of israel is to exhaust this opportunity to obtain a long-term cease fire. roch after eight days of violence, there is little to celebrate. and the violence intensified before the truce was announced. in tel aviv, a bomb blast aboard a crowded public bus injured two dozen israelis. >> we were sitting at home, and suddenly there was the loud sound of a rocket, and all our windows exploded. >> reporter: a palestinian rushed his child to the same hospital where he works, but there was nothing anyone could do to save his two-year-old son. reporting live in the newsroom, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> syrian war planes have been targeting areas held by rebels near damascus today. raids have hit several suburbs to the east and a city to the north. the conflict began with an uprising against the president last year and has grown into a long-term civil war. some 40,000 people have been killed. >>> 4
FOX
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
been set up since the president -- between president obama and mitt romney. we'll tell you when and where. >>> also, the one request san francisco is taking to the federal court ahead offry's big meeting that may decide the fate of gay mare ac-- gay marriage. >>> and a generous move by the as, what they've decided to do with their playoff money. >>> it is coming up on 7:14. the weather is causing major flight delays this morning at sfo. right now some flights are delayed by almost four hours because of the rain and high wind. united express, in fact, canceled 20 flights because of the weather. travelers are being asked to check their flights ahead of time. >>> more problems are surfacing for san jose's church and school. the san jose mercury news says a new lawsuit has been filed against the parish adding a second alleged victim of a former priest. the former priest was already the target of another lawsuit filed last year accusing hill of abusing a former student. >>> 7:14. we have breaking news to tell you about. we just got an e-mail from the white house announcing that tomorrow
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
petaluma. >>> president obama is paying tribute to the veterans. he will visit african-american national cemetery to lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown. this is the tomb in african-american, virginia. it begins in the next hour. it is tradition that the president lay a wreath at the tomb. this is video from last year's veterans day and this includes the first lady. vice-president joe biden and his wife. we will have a look at african-american later in the newscast. >>> investigators are searching for the cause after house explosion in an indiana neighborhood. it killed at least two people. 200 people were evacuated from the area. at least two homes are destroyed. and others damaged. that blast cob heard for miles. >> it looks like a war zone. the house is completely flat. it looked like a gas explosion. >> they will be there today. and searching for a cause. >> some 200 people in the neighborhood have been forced out of their homes. >> it is set up for displaced residents. >>> how a snack shack caught fire overnight. it happened at warwick elementary school shortly after mi
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
obama at the tomb of the unknowns and he said he will never forget the sacrifices that were made by them and their families. they toppled a dictator and greatly diminished it. >>> dedicated a flagpole and shelters founder said 15th of homeless are homeless men. afterwards a service will be held to pray for current service members. >> a flyover capped over the dedication for the veterans memorial and almost 2000 people showed up and they feet you are granite slabs each representing the cemetery. the memorial will feature brick pavers with veteran's names and they say they are still taking orders on the engravings. we have interviews with some of the families of the fallen heros. just scroll down to the video player. >> it is a veterans day video player, check on it sal. >> some people have to go, we will be watching for any troubled spots that may arise. let's look at westbound, that looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze and definitely people are heading out and it does not look like it is holiday yet. but the bay bridge toll plaza looks light and in the south bay, on 280 north
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
offense >> for the first time in eight months, president obama held a solo news conference. he said priority number one is to grow the economy and create jobs. >> as i have said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm open to new ideas. i have been encouraged to hear republican after republican agree on the need from more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our math if we are going to be serious about reducing the deficit. >> the president said he wants to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 a year. >> >> investors showed little confidence that there will be a come prom in avoiding the fiscal live. >>> facebook shares rallied on a day that wall street thought they would plummet. -- >> you have a chance to attend president obama's inauguration in in 2013. online requests for an inauguration ticket scheduled january 21st, you can request two tickets, but only online on the congressional members website. a random lottery december 13th will determine who gets the tickets. >> >> in 25 minutes, more fallout on the david petraeus sex scandal >> the president's first
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
the victims were injured. >>> today president barack obama will meet with middle- class americans and ceos. he is pushing his plans for averting that fiscal cliff. they are pushing congress to renew tax cuts before they expire by the end of this year. what they are saying about the president's campaign style approach to deal with this looming crisis. >>> and 400,000 californians are carefully watching this fiscal drama and that's because emergency benefits are due to expire unless congress agrees to an extension. here they are noticing possible loss of benefits are being mailed out this week. >>> let's check in with tara in for sal castaneda, it could be a sticky commute with the rain. >>> yes, we want to make sure you give yourself enough time today and right now if we take a look outside, this is a look at the east shore freeway as you drive towards the mcarthur maze, and as we look at the bay bridge toll plaza folks are headed to san francisco and they are not experiencing any delays. finally a look at 280 in san jose, traffic is looking good in both directions, here is steve. >>>
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Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
ohio. polls show president obama had the tinyist of lead going into this election day. >> i expect it to be more tired. given the number of events and hours and i think i got energy for the people that i spent time with, whether at the rope line or the rallies. when you have ten thousand people cheering you, you get a real boost from it. >> now, let me show you this video. the plane carrying mitt romney landed here in boston. and the governor had just returned from that swing from a day of campaigning. romney and ryan, we are told at this moment are next door in a hotel next to a convention center and president obama is in chicago waiting to see if he will get a second term and that where my colleague, ken pritchett. >> reporter: we are waiting fort arrival of his audience. thousands of people should be let in the doors in about an hour or so. they will be watching the returns hour by hour. we talked to democratic national communications brad woodall will be looking at as they try to gauge the outcome, the first focus is on virginia and florida. >> the northern virginia area and vi
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Nov 28, 2012 4:30am PST
. in the afternoon, president barack obama will meet with ceos with more than a dozen major u.s. companies including home depot and comcast. >>> for only the 7th time in history, the president's swearing in date falls on a sunday and following tradition, president barack obama will privately take the oath of office on sunday january 20th and then the public inoculation will be -- inauguration will be sunday. >>> he frequently visits the plaza and unusual charges started showing up on her husband's credit card several months ago. >> there was $700 at washington state. 2600 at mcdonald in nevada and $1.50 at embassy sweet and some -- suite and someplace i never heard of. >> the pub owner said he is spending $10,000 to upgrade his computer system and most of the banks had charges that were not theirs as well. >>> and a shooter targeted a house filled with people including children. we will have more from gilroy. >>> she was sexually abused in the $1,990. a science teacher she said abused her. now the $10 million suit was because they ignored her complaints about the abuse. two othe
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Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
. always a pleasure larry. > > thank you. president obama will hold a news conference wednesday to speak to the nation about the fiscal cliff, and he's calling congressional leaders to the white house on friday. chuck coppola joins us in the newsroom with more. the so-called fiscal cliff is right smack in the middle of the agenda in washington, and as our cover story shows you, the president and congressional leaders have already staked out their positions. president obama called on house republicans to give certainty to middle class families by extending middle class tax cuts immediately, before they run out at the end of the year. "i've got the pen ready to sign the bill right away. i'm ready to do it." fairness in taxes proved a key issue during the campaign. extending a tax cut for the middle class now would effectively keep republicans from holding it hostage later in negotiations to extend all tax cuts, including those for the rich. "i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me making over $250,000 aren't as
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
president obama while 48% say they are voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> your time is 7:03. in overnight news a san francisco apartment fire could have been a lot worse according to neighbors. if one man would have not sumped into action. the fire started at 10:30 last night on balboa street in the richmond district. a man who lives in the building filmed this video. he talked to a neighbor who was fighting the flames with a fire extinguisher before the firefighters arrived. [ inaudible ] >> the firefighters are telling us at least one person has been displaced. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> a man in san jose is very lucky to be alive this morning. thanks to his dog who helped save him from his burning house. fire broke out on ivy creek circle about 9:00 last night. crews say the dog kept barking. woke up the man who then took three of his dogs and then ran out of the house. one of his dogs though did not get out and died in the fire. firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire. >>> happening now a group of walmart workers ar
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
american consulate attack. >>> what lawmakers say they want to know about the attack from the obama administration. >> and happening right now, live, these are live pictures senate arms services committee is holding a confirmation hearing for joseph denver. he is slated to take over at commander of u.s. and nato forces in afghanistan. he would replace general john allen. allen was supposed to be pro momentsed to supreme allied commander in europe, but that's on hold right now. after questionable e-mails between allen and a woman in florida were discovered, it was part after investigation that led to the resignation of david petraeus, as ahead of the cia, because of an affair. >>> it is 7:09. breaking news, sal will tell us about it. >> reporter: i have two breakers. one is a house fire in san francisco. news chopper 2 is over this house fire, near the 101/260 interchange in san francisco. and just knowing a little bit about the area, this is an area where there have been plenty of house fires in the last year or two. it's kind of peculiar. firefighters say once portable heaters come
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> another big day for president barack obama as he gets ready for his second term. the critical meeting today to avoid the so called fiscal cliff. >>> also a marine in san jose killed by south bay police, the information they are learning this morning, stay tuned.
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Nov 15, 2012 4:30am PST
congressional hearings are scheduled for september 11th. lawmakers will also look at the obama's response that killed four americans including chris stevens. tomorrow general david petraeus will testify in front of the committee about that attack. >>> the fbi agent who helped start the investigation that led to general david petraeus' resignation has now been identified. his name is frederic kris humphries. it led to the discovery of the extramarital affair between general david petraeus and paula broadwell. and now more ball out at the port of oakland. a source tells us an internal audit of 200,000 to thousands of dollars are now implicated. omar left following our report that linked him to uh-huhston strip club. the maritime director james won he can sponged that bill. >>> -- ex-sponged that bill. >>> she said she was collecting for roselie house. she said it was a shelter for battered women but when our rita williams approached her, she packed up her lock box and ran away. >> do you feel bad that you are collecting under false pretences? if you are legitimate why are you running away i
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Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. and president obama said mitt romney would enact tax cuts that favor the wealthy. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i will reach across the aisle and make with good democrats that love american and there are good democrats like that. i am going to meet with them once a year -- >> they mocked president obama's idea to create a secretary of business. he said adding another person to the cabinet won't add jobs on main street. >> the campaigns are still asking for money. with 5 days now till the election you may be wondering why there are still so many requests for donations, the money is needed to help get out the vote. >> they are paying stipens to people who are knocking on doors. >> the winner could depend on who does the best job on getting people to vote. money isologist needed to -- is also needed to pay off campaign debts. how will you vote? take our facebook quiz and find out how they align with your views. just "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find the quiz under our cover photo. >>> the opening of the surfing contest is now set. organizers say the contest wait
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
spin both president obama and mitt romney are likely to put on those numbers. >>> happening now walmart holding a grand reopening at its store in richmond. but the retail giant is facing resis tense from some of its worker -- resistance from some of its workers. brian flores is at the store this morning. brian. >> reporter: hi, pam. good morning. we are here at the richmond a walmart. it's about 6:00 and the doors just opened. there is a couple things going on. the first thing you mentioned is the grand reopening of the particular store. the store has been here for years but they just completed a remodel of it. there is supposed to be a ceremony sometime this morning. there are already protestors out here. some of the workers say they are taking a stand against walmart calling for an end to harassment and retaliation. some walmart employees are planning a sit in inside the store. they are holding up signs also calling for walmart to change. we will be speaking with one of the employees coming up in the next 30 minutes. we are live here in richmond i'm brian flores. >>> workers at rayly'
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Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
egypt. president obama talked for the third time in 24 hours with egypt's president. he's trying to broker a real. and hillary clinton arrived in israel. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes stability and advances the security and legitimate operational of israeli and pelestinians alike. >> reporter: i spoke to now cnn correspondent sarah sidner who says people on both sides now want more than just a temporary seize fire. >> all of this talk that is going to be this long or that long they really want a permanent solution. getting to that a very difficult thing to do. >> in the meantime she says pelestinians and israelis will settle for a period of calm until cooler heads come up with a more lasting resolution. rita williams, ktvu news. >> we have posted our unedited interview with sarah sidner. >>> in san francisco tonight, dozens of people came out to observe the 14 trend gender day. the mother of newark transgender teen arajo, spoke to the crowd. 265 transgender people were killed around the world from november last year to november this year. 15 of them liveded in
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
accompanied president barack obama at summit meetings with asian leaders and palestinians leaders in the west bank she will be meeting with as well. >> hamas has to stop this hock kit -- rocket fire so ultimately they have to end what citizens have faced for so many months. >> many have been killed in the week long fighting and hamas continues to bomb israel but they are taken out by the iron dehe fence system. >>> back here at home, the reward money will help in the violent string of crimes which is now up to $20,000. >>> jonathan will banks and another armed man are involved in a deadly attempted carjacking. it will match the 10,000 dollars already being offered and police at the 711, they killed a 22-year-old man outside of this store. now if you have any information, no charges will be filed because of a suspicious looking watch. he was arrested after being stopped at a security checkpoint. he later posted bail and was released. they say it looked like some sort of timing device. he said his client made the watch and described it as a piece of art. he said he meant no harm and that's
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Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
night. >> today house speaker john boehner rejected president obama's proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff. boehner said no progress was made. boehner accused democrats of not being serious of real spending cuts. but democrats say republicans are causing the hold up. the proposal consisted of $1.6 trillion in higher taxes, they also wanted 50 billion for infrastructure. the president in return approved spending cuts this year and legislation for saving up to $400 million for programs like medicare over a decade. >>> former rivals president obama and governor romney spoke in private. and what they said remains in private. the white house did release a photo and reported that they had white turkey chili and south western chicken salad. when romney arrived, a man ran up to him and said something. secret service quickly ran up to him. >>> imagine running the equivalent of a marathon a day. patty lee shows us what inspired a 25-year-old san francisco woman to spend the past five months making this cross country journey. >>> it took four months, 3,200 miles and 12 pairs of running shoes to get h
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
marriage and president obama's requirement that employers provide health insurance that covers birth control. the bishops did not comment directly on president obama or the election, but spoke generally about staying the course despite setbacks. >>> almost one week after election day an arizona woman is voted in as the first openly bisectional member of congress, kirsten cinema will represent a district. she has a 6,000 vote lead. this year at least five openly gay democrats won seats in the house and senate. >>> the stock market's recent fall is due to worse over the fiscal cliff. we are in oakland as a construction site that would be in pearl from massive cuts. >> reporter: for millions of workers there is a double worry. first, harsh new tax increases coming, and their job security. >> come new year's, congress' inability to degree on spending triggers deep automatic cuts. >> nobody in their right mind would propose this as good policy. >> reporter: the director of stanford university's institute for economic research. without a deal come new year's day, tax rates revert to
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Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
likely voters support president obama. while 48% say they're voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> the candidates returned to the campaign trail this morning after several days off. >> right now we could be putting more people back to work now. fixing roads and bridges, making sure our schools are state of the art. >> reporter: the president is expected to travel nonstop until election day hitting the all important battleground states. he has set to return to ohio tomorrow. >> i'm going to reach across the aisle and meet with democrats who love america just like you love america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's family shared photos and put out a plea. >> this is such a sad sad moment. not because of just what's been t
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
to do and the future that lies ahead. >> president barack obama elected to a second term vowing to unit a bitterly divided nation. >>> get ready to pay more taxes. why californians say it's worth it and how governor jerry brown convinced them to do it. >>> we are live in san jose where we have the results on several important measures here in the county you may be surprised at what passed and what didn't. >>> many of you voted for warmer weather and you got it but now the results are coming in and it will be colder. we'll talk about that ktvu channel 2 news coming up. >>> good morning. welcome to wednesday it's november 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. day after election day. let's start with steve paulson. i voted for warm weather. i'm glad we have two more days. >> no. >> we're done? >> we're done. already the fog has come back to the coast. there will be a big change in that weather pattern. fog is coming back to the coast and rain as well. highs today 60s and 70s. >>> check out this amazing picture of this spectacular crash. a big wig heading eastbound slammed into cent
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Nov 6, 2012 9:00am PST
obama or mitt romney, are jumping out and scaring people. >> which one is careyer? >> watch the video and find out. >> this would definitely not be fun if you're walking out of the polling place. >> check out the video in its entirety. head over to our website, rightthisminute.com and click on best of rtm. >>> we see a lot of ugly fight videos on this show. i got a fight video that i think we're all going to weirdly like a lot. it's from the belfast festival in queens, north ireland. two guys up on some podiums, they're not going to fight with their hands or feet organs or knives -- >> whoa. >> they're going to fight with -- electricity. >> like the emperor from "star wars." >> right now they're playing up to the crowd. >> then they start battling with these bolts. >> how are they doing this? >> as you can see, it's sort of a choreographed routine. >> how is this being done? >> they're using some tesla coils, two different electrical coils that have different strengths of electricity going through a transformer. in this case, i believe the transformer are the platforms these guy
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Nov 20, 2012 4:00am PST
monday with the idea that over the course of the weekend, treasury secretary geithner, president obama and other high-ranking administration and congressional officials seemed to hint to the media that a fiscal cliff deal would happen before the middle of or end of december, and thus risk assets took that as meaning that, really in the background, fiscal cliff negotiations are speeding up and are intensifying, and that we will have a solution. so monday's trade was really about a fiscal cliff solution. the dollar was lower, commodity prices were higher, and equities of course were higher as well. > > equities were much higher. how much of that has to do though with maybe some oversold conditions in the market? > > i think oversold conditions certainly are a part of it. the idea that the fiscal cliff will get resolved in short order is another part of it. and then third, yields on treasuries remain awfully paltry and small. you saw treasuries sell off during the course of monday. the treasury curse deepened. and really equities were the beneficiary of those capital flows as there was la
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Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
case is a test for the obama administration. >> join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> a turkey in one hand and his newborn in another, what police did to help this family have a memorable thanksgiving. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> the salvation army is looking for a few good bell ringers. they need volunteers. a salvation army spokes person say it may take a financial hit if they have to hire. >>> oakland police officers deserved a baby -- delivered a baby boy and today they brought the baby another surprise. three oakland
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm PST
and up past midnight. we'll hear if it's midnight. ?o?ooooóññ >>> president obama began a series of meetings on the fiscal cliff today starting with a meeting with labor leaders. they say they are united with the president's proposal to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans while preserving middle-class tax cuts. the president meets with a dozen ceos tomorrow and then the four top congressional leaders on friday. >>> the scandalous downfall of david petraeus has now widened to another high-ranking official. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen, is under investigation now for possible inappropriate communication with jill kelley. she's also linked to the petraeus sex scandal. the fbi says that 20,000 to 30,000 pages of e-mails are under review. allen's nomination to head is now on hold. however, a pentagon spokesperson says he will remained in -- remain in afghanistan for now. >> the secretary has asked the president and the president has agreed to put his nomination on hold until the relevant facts are determined. >> kelley claims she received threatening e-ma
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Nov 21, 2012 4:00am PST
recession. the obama administartion formally proposed new rules on healthcare, including requiring coverage for pre-existing conditions and minimum health benefits for millions. and in earnings after hours, salesforce.com rallied on better-than-expected news, while the zale fell 10% as the company lost some shine on earnings. larry shover of sfg alternatives joins us now. those reports larry of cease-fire coming out of israel really rocked the oil market yesterday. what do you anticipate for today? > > i anticipate the trend to continue. keep in mind, before we had this cease-fire, a month ago, there was a big downward trend in the oil price. so i just expect that momentum to continue. refinery margins are really high, there is a lot of supply. i expect oil to continue to lower in price. > > what about greece? will we be able to get any closure there with the bailout money? > > i think the only way we are going to get closure is when people are willing to forgive and write down their debt, because that is the only way it's going to work. right now they are 180% debt-to-gdp. they ne
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Nov 7, 2012 4:00am PST
your portfolio for the "next" 4 years. plus, why the obama win could cause angst for some money managers. yet another uprising rocks greece. and parts of the north east brace and evacuate ahead of a storm. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's wedensday, november 7th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: election 2012 turned into the money battle of the century. 6 billion dollars later, networks are projecting the democrats remain in control of the senate, republicans will run the congress and president obama retains the white house. while our journey has been long we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the usa the best is yet to come. i have just called pres obama to congratulate him on his victory on election day the dow surged 134 points, the nasdaq up 12 and the s&p 500 up 11. gold and oil also rallied.. with gold continuing to add on another 8 dollars last night.. while oil pulled back a few cents after ralling more than $
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
ken pritchett was there for the early morning victory celebration. >> reporter: president obama's acceptance speech ended a long run for the white house. he started that speech with a theme of bringing people together. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> reporter: president obama says he congratulated governor romney on a hard fought campaign. >> the romney family chosen to give back to america through public service and that is the legacy we honor tonight. >> reporter: instead of a narrow victory, president obama scored a decisive win in the electoral college and he acknowledged the volunteers that helped make that possible. >> to the best campaign team and volunteers in the history of politics. [ cheers and applause ] >> we love our president. he did an awesome job. four more years. >> glad to have him back. >> it is a wonderful night. >> the president says he is looking forward to reachingitute republicans to solve problems -- reaching out to republicans to solve problems. >> it is better the second time around. always b
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
. president obama reportedly talked for the third time in 24 hours are egypt's president who is trying to broker the deal. secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in israel. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security of israelis and palestinians alike. >> reporter: about two hours ago i spoke with a cnn correspondent in jerusalem who says people on both sides want more than a temporary cease fire. >> all of this talk that is going to be this long or that long. they want a permanent solution. getting to that a very difficult thing to do. >> reporter: in the meantime people on both sides are willing now to settle for a period of calm until a cooler heads come up with a more lasting resolution. reporting live in the news room, rita williams. >> just go to ktvu.com and look in the video player list to view it. >>> federal officials say four americans from southern california trained at a paint ball range and plan to join al qaeda. they told the fbi that would be officially trained in afghanistan then participate in violent gee jihad. --
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
, coming up. >>> at this hour, president obama is headed to southeast asia, his first overseas trip since winning re-election. he boarded air force one couple of hours ago. you're looking at new video from joint base andrews in maryland. the president's four-day trip includes stops in thailand, cambodia and myanmar. he'll be the first u.s. president to travel to myanmar. decades of depression have given way to democracy. >>> before the president left washington, in this morning's weekly address he once again called for congress to extend the middle class tax cuts. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for the past year. that's what will guide me in our work over the next four years. i'm willing to work with anyone of any party to move this country forward. >> president obama also sounded positive about his meeting with congressional leaders yesterday. he says both political parties are committed to reducing the deficit and strengthening the economy, which includes coming up with a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. >>> fans of comedian cat williams are now tur
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Nov 9, 2012 4:00am PST
president obama's election win? traders share their opinions later in traders unplugged. but first, in the wake of superstorm sandy, business owners are looking into disaster recovery options. learn how to protect yourself next, with bill moller. recently 2 east coast storms in 2 weeks. the weather can really wreak havoc, not just with lives of citizens, but also with the smooth operation of businesses. companies protect themselves, of course, with insurance, but more & more companies are implementing disaster recovery systems. let's talk with curtis peterson. he's vice president of operations for ringcentral, a cloud business phone system provider. and curtis, a business insures the hardware, but the point is they also need to back up the software, and that's what disaster recovery is all about. > > it sure is. and it's really backing up both. it's making sure that the hardware and is protected, and specifically the data on the systems is retained during any of these types of disasters that you mentioned. > > hurricane sandy took out a lot of businesses along the east coast and their
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